Kish to host Spring Into Success Virtual Job Fair

Local employers are inviting job seekers to take part in the Spring Into Success Multi-Employer Virtual Job Fair hosted by the DeKalb Workforce Development Office through Kishwaukee College.

The virtual job fair will take place starting at 10 am Wednesday, June 23, via Zoom. Attendees are asked to register for the job fair at Once registered, guests can visit multiple employers throughout the day. Employers will be available based on the following schedule:

  • 10 am — Manufacturing, Construction, Trades and Engineering
  • 11 am — Business, Finance, Public Service and Office Systems
  • 12-12:45 pm — Planned lunch break
  • 1 pm — Health Care, Social Services and Education
  • 2 pm — Transportation, Employment Agencies and Other Professions

“If you are a student or community member seeking employment opportunities, come prepared to discuss what valuable skills and experiences you can offer,” said Amanda Kost, Employer & Career Development Specialist for Kishwaukee College. “Candidates will meet with employers virtually via Zoom in one-on-one sessions to network and discuss available positions. Staff will be available during the event to assist with logistical questions and interview preparation.”

Employers include Avancer Homes and Genesis Day Training Center, DeKalb Community Unit School District #428, DeKalb Forge, HireLevel, Menards Distribution Center, Northwestern Medicine, Opportunity House, ProLogistix, Randstad USA, Sonoco Alloyd and more. Employers can register at with a limited number of openings available.

The DeKalb Workforce Development Office (DWDO), through Kishwaukee College, offers financial assistance for prospective job seekers to receive training and additional services at Kishwaukee College. DWDO works closely with Kish’s Career Services office to build a bridge between the College community and the local workforce. Kishwaukee College offers financial assistance, career exploration, job search assistance, computer literacy classes, high school equivalency or English as a second language classes, and more.

To learn more about the variety of services available to both job seekers and employers, visit